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How to Go Home Without Going Crazy

How to Go Home Without Going Crazy

Final exams ended today and the fall semester of 2007 at Hofstra University is officially finished. We get five-and-a-half weeks off between the fall and spring semesters, basically half of December ...

Published June 4, 2008
Just Say No to Facebook

Just Say No to Facebook

No one likes a boring day. When you're sitting there doing nothing, you feel like an unproductive loser. That's why I like to pile on as many things as possible. But ...

Published June 4, 2008
Leaving for College

Leaving for College

Leaving home for college isn't as easy as you may think.

By Rich Coleman
Published August 23, 2008
Home Away From Home

Home Away From Home

Helpful tips on creating your own home away from home at college.

By Molly Seltzer
Published September 23, 2007
Five Things to Never Do in College

Five Things to Never Do in College

Expert advice on what not-to-do during college.

By Molly Seltzer
Published November 23, 2007
Coming to Terms with Failure

Coming to Terms with Failure

Embrace failure to get over it.

By Molly Seltzer
Published December 23, 2007
10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started College

10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started College

Learn from other college students' experiences.

By Molly Seltzer
Published April 23, 2008
Become a Microwave Master Chef

Become a Microwave Master Chef

Cooking is probably the last thing on your mind. But before you dial the corner pizza place or trudge down the hill to the dining hall, consider how cooking for yourself ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 4, 2008
Cope with Roommate Frustration: A Student Story

Cope with Roommate Frustration: A Student Story

Ali is finishing her freshman year at a large state university in the Midwest. The envelope with my roommate assignment arrived before my high school graduation and suddenly, college was a ...

By Ali Werd
Published June 5, 2007
Older and Wiser: A Scholastic Advantage

Older and Wiser: A Scholastic Advantage

Adult students may have advantage over younger students.

By Lisa Hardman
Published March 6, 2007
Mother Load: Surviving the Holidays and the End of the Semester Crunch

Mother Load: Surviving the Holidays and the End of the Semester Crunch

Multi-task with ease.

By Lisa Hardman
Published December 23, 2007
Tax 101: The Basics of Filing for the First Time

Tax 101: The Basics of Filing for the First Time

Taxes aren't as intimidating as you think, especially the first time around.

By Elisa Kronish
Published April 21, 2009
Senioritis Revisited

Senioritis Revisited

Don't let senioritis rule your final year in school.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published March 11, 2007
Opening Doors to Learning Opportunities

Opening Doors to Learning Opportunities

Different doors lead to different learning opportunities.

By Debbi Stumpf
Published January 23, 2007
College...the Second Time Around

College...the Second Time Around

Return to school to fulfill unpursued dreams.

By Debbi Stumpf
Published September 23, 2007
The Loneliness of a Long Distance Lover

The Loneliness of a Long Distance Lover

Getting a grip on LDR (long-distance relationships).

By Ariana Finlayson
Published November 10, 2007
Take a Bow and Hear the Applause

Take a Bow and Hear the Applause

During college, learning doesn't just occur in the classroom.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published March 23, 2007
Stop Living in the Past

Stop Living in the Past

Change is a good thing.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published April 21, 2009
Expectations are Funny Things

Expectations are Funny Things

Looking back, college isn't always what you expected it to be.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published June 23, 2007
Eight Supposedly Cool Things I’ll Never Try Again

Eight Supposedly Cool Things I’ll Never Try Again

You’d think we would have been over it by the time we got there. My university orientation class was already so intellectually, academically, athletically and artistically accomplished. We had friends we ...

Katy McGuire
Published June 5, 2007